Global Challenges: Sustaining Life on Earth

While the problems of energy use, extreme weather and species extinctions will be most keenly felt by future generations, we are already experiencing them today. AAAS recently convened three expert panels to explore these grand challenges facing the environment. The style of each event was informal: No PowerPoints. No notes. Just candid conversations with policy experts. But the issues were weighty, and as the discussions made clear, require nations to work together for effective solutions.

Read AAAS' news coverage of all three Global Challenge events.